According to Decree 133/2008/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of some articles of Law on Technology Transfer, technology transfer contracts are not subject to compulsory registration but contracting parties may register their contracts if they so wish. If wishing to register a technology transfer contract, a technology transferee (in case of transfer of a technology from abroad into Vietnam) shall, within 90 days after
entering into the contract, file on behalf of the contracting parties a dossier with an agency competent to issue technology transfer contract registration certificates under Article 9 of this Decree. For contracts for transfer of technologies on the list of technologies encouraged for transfer, technology transfer contract registration certificates serve as a basis for enjoying the incentives provided in this Decree and relevant laws. Technology transfer contract registration certificates are made according to a form provided in Appendix IV to this Decree (not printed herein).
A dossier for registration of a technology transfer contract comprises:
- An application for registration of the technology transfer contract;
- This application shall be made according to a form provided in Appendix V to this Decree (not printed herein).
- The original or a notarized copy of the technology transfer contract in Vietnamese and a foreign language. The contract must be signed and sealed by the contracting parties and must be initialed and sealed by the contracting parties on every two adjoining pages and annexes in case a contracting party is an organization.
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